Abercynon, Mid Glamorgan
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Abercynon and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Visiting Abercynon As 8 Yr Old

I remember visiting Abercynon as a small child. Taken there by my mother to the house of Uncle Benjamin Jones. Having just turned 70 and lived in New Zealand for some 57 years my memories of the location of ...Read full memory

A memory of Abercynon by Taffy Davies

Empress Ballroom, Workmans Hall, Melba Jaynes Troupe

I was 3 years old when I was in Melba's Troupe. I was the smallest and Betty (Jones) Lane was the youngest, the only boy was Len Gair. I am still looking for photos of us. I was taken by my ...Read full memory

The Mining Industry Abercynon Colliery

I worked under ground at Abercynon Colliery from 1951 until 1953. I worked on the coal face in the "S" district, a five foot coal seam which was about 100 yards in length and which had a slight ...Read full memory

A memory of Abercynon by Royden Jones